Ranging across a hundred years of cinema, and featuring more than 23,000 films, this guide is the undisputed bible for movie enthusiasts and trivia buffs everywhere. For more than two decades, film enthusiasts, trivia buffs, and ordinary movie watchers alike have consulted the pages of Halliwell's for the most comprehensive information available on their favorite films. Often imitated, but never bettered, this guide is packed with essential information, from the classics of the Silver Screen to the very latest blockbusters. It includes concise plot synopses for every film, casts and credits, critical evaluations and reviews, insider gossip and facts, quotes and dialogue, a quick-reference guide to the best films ever, an index of leading directors, Academy Award winners, and more. There are also easy-to-spot icons for family viewing; video, DVD, and soundtrack availability; and Oscar awards and nominations.
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John Walker spent twenty years in Fleet Street working as a features editor, show business editor, columnist and film and theatre critic, and contributed features on movies to many national newspapers and magazines. Now a renowned film expert, his updating of Halliwell guides has been widely and highly acclaimed.Review:
Praise for Halliwell's: 'I just wish I could be as concise, accurate, well balanced and full of love for the movies as Halliwells' manages to be year after year.' Simon Bates, Classic FM, Christmas 2005 'At the end of the day, Halliwell is top of the pile.' Film Review 'The King Kong of movie reference works.' Mail on Sunday 'The indispensable reference guide for the avid moviegoer's bookshelf.' Empire 'Often imitated, never bettered.' Guardian
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Book Description HarperCollins UK, 2007. Paperback. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # P110007234708
Book Description HarperCollins UK, 2007. Paperback. Book Condition: New. 22. Bookseller Inventory # DADAX0007234708